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Thousands march over dissolved Ecuador teacher union Labor union members and teachers turned out in Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca to denounce the Ministry of Education dissolving the National Union of Educators (UNE), which was created in 1950. The Quito march ended peacefully with a rally near the presidenti
Yahoo! News | 11 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ecuador president: Swedish prosecutor to interview Assange QUITO, Ecuador (AP) Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says a Swedish prosecutor will interview Wikileaks founder Julian Assange inside the South American country's embassy in London.
Yahoo! News | 20 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Iran, Ecuador Discuss Ways to Strengthen Oil Prices Iran and Ecuador on Wednesday discussed ways that the two countries can strengthen oil prices as Iran signals it may support joint efforts by exporters to prop up flagging crude. Iran has been boosting output since Western sanctions were eased in January.
Voice of America | Aug 24, 2016 9:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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World's deadliest earthquakes since 2000 A magnitude 6 earthquake shook central Italy early on Wednesday, followed hours later by a magnitude 6.8 temblor in Myanmar.Here is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000:---April 16, 2016: A magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Ecuador's c
WBNS-10 TV | Aug 24, 2016 12:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Columbus, Ohio
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Ecuador slams UK over intruder at Assange embassy The Ecuadorian government on Tuesday criticised British authorities after security intercepted an intruder trying to enter its London embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sheltering since 2012. "In the early morning hours of 22 Au
Yahoo! News | Aug 23, 2016 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Virginia Tech students team with Ecuadorean tribes to learn most-effective plants for treating infection Ten Virginia Tech undergraduate students held onto their hats this summer as they plunged down Amazonian river systems into the heart of Ecuador.Augusta Free Press - Shenandoah Valley News, Sports, Weather, Arts, Events, Politics
Augusta Free Press | Aug 22, 2016 11:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Waynesboro, Virginia
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Orca whale puts on performance for tourist boat in Galapagos Tourists were treated to a stunning performance by an orca while on a boat trip around the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador.
KGO-TV | Aug 20, 2016 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Diego, California
Review: New comics from Jerome Charyn and Jacques de Loustal, Dame Darcy and Powerpaola Sean Rogers reviews three new comics, including a memoir of growing up in 1990s Ecuador and Colombia
The Globe and Mail | Aug 19, 2016 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The research behind Edmonton's new debate on voting at 16 It’s an idea slowly gaining traction in Europe and across North America– voting at 16. Sixteen-year-olds voted in Scotland for the first time in 2014.The change in Austria came in 2007. Ecuador dropped its voting age a year later a | Aug 14, 2016 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How an asylum-seeker from Ghana ended up living in an Orange County jail The 29-year-old fled his home in Ghana, he said, because he feared for his life after protesting against female genital mutilation. He flew to South Africa and made his way through Ecuador,Colombia, Central America and Mexico before reaching the United St
Los Angeles Times | Aug 13, 2016 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend